Shubman Gill to lead India A against New Zealand A


Kolkata: Indian opener Shubman Gill is likely to lead India A against New Zealand A for 3 One Dayers & 3 Four Day Games in September, in India.

The 4 day games are to be held in Bangalore, on September 1-4, 8-11, and 15-18, whereas, the One Days will be hosted by Chennai , on 22, 25, and 27 September.

Many domestic stars, who are performing consistently well in the domestic circuit and can be future stars in Indian Cricket will be getting opportunity in this series. The aspiring Batsman Rajat Patidar, the leading wicket taker of Ranji Trophy last season, Shams Mulani are likely to be a part of the squad.Alongside them, Prithvi Shaw, Sarfaraz Khan and veteran Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj,Hanuma Vihari,etc are also likely to be a part of the squad. Rishi Dhawan is also likely to be making a comeback.


Red-ball squad: Shubman Gill (C), Yash Dubey, Hanuma Vihari, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Washington Sundar, KS Bharat (wk), Shams Mulani, Jalaj Saxena, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubham Sharma, Akshay Wadkar (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed, Manisankar Murasingh

White-ball squad: Shubman Gill (C), Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Hanuma Vihari, Ishan Kishan (wk), Rishi Dhawan, Washington Sundar, Praveen Dubey, Mayank Markande, Prasidh Krishna, Mohammed Siraj, KS Bharat (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Pulkit Narang, Rahul Chahar & Yash Dayal.

The series will help in grooming the youngsters who would be important asset for Indian Cricket in future.


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